This article originally appeared on The Age News website on 10 June 2017.



The mother of a man who died in a siege with police claims the actions of a Channel Nine journalist significantly contributed to his death, and has launched a lawsuit against the network.

Law firm Robinson Gill filed a statement of claim in the County Court of Victoria in May on behalf of Lesley Gilmour alleging Nine journalist Kate McGrath interfered with police attempts to peacefully end the siege, leading to the death of her son Antonio Loguancio​.